Finally found my white whale!! Still in shock!7

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I have been dreaming of digging one of these since I was swinging my whites coinmaster as a kid! I am still in shock that I finally found one. Some here have found a few so they will probably laugh at me!

On our last hunt we stopped at a fairgrounds that we have never hunted. We didn't set out to hunt this location but just happened upon it. I am so glad we did! I was hunting an area where vendor tents have been set up each year since the 1880s. I was finding a lot of clad but nothing really old. Then I came upon a solid 36 signal on the nox. It was shallow and pin pointing like a larger object that was shallow. I assumed it was a crushed aluminum can. Boy was I surprised when I flipped the plug over and saw a huge silver fall right off the plug and back into the hole!! I started shaking and called pastor Bob over. Turned on the camera and pulled the plug back out. There it was shinning like star! My first Morgan dollar!! I am still in shock! This is the best find of my metal detecting career to this point. My hunting buddy Bob managed to find some awesome silver as well! It was a blast! Thanks for looking everyone!!


Watch the video here!


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Congrats on your '89 Morgan Dollar Ben, not many of us will ever get to feel the rush you felt when you dug this piece. :hello2:
I like your detecting partners token find, anything with this much detail is always fun to research.

I'd love to see a pic of the front of this token,
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That thing is in great shape. Congratulations!
 
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Congrats on your '89 Morgan Dollar Ben, not many of us will ever get to feel the rush you felt when you dug this piece. :hello2:
I like your detecting partners token find, anything with this much detail is always fun to research.

I'd love to see a pic of the front of this token,
Dave
Thanks! Yes we love digging tokens especially local ones. Here is the other side.
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Yes Sir, THAT is one beautiful hunk of American Silver! WOW, Beautiful condition. That is a winner!
Congratulations on your find of a life!
Well Done on the bucket listed find and save.
Wow wow wow You did it my friend you did it and she?s all yours congratulate you on that huge silver
Congrats on getting your white whale!
Certainly a dream come true for ever since swinging the coinmaster.:occasion14:

Gee I dreamed of digging one when I swung the Goldmaster, Coinmasters.......50+ yrs later still dreaming of it.
Huge CONGRATS for that beauty- what an amazing find- could feel the excitement and astonishment in your voice! Still hoping to join that club and I've been at it for 30 years.
Woooo hoooo !! Congrats shes a beauty !!
awesome find, still waiting for mine, 22years, you must be thrilled:occasion14:
Thanks a lot for all the kind words everyone!! I really do appreciate it!
 

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Congrats,

They are hard to come by. I watched my little brother pull his first one out of a pounded park this year.

They get you pumped up real quick. They are still out there. Looks like a good place to swing.

Jer
 

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she's a beaut! big time gratz
 

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Nothing like seeing that big ol silver disc coming out of the ground, found my first this year after 15 years of detecting, I know the feeling! Congratulations on making the silver dollar club!
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Great photos of that great Morgan find
 

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Congrats,

They are hard to come by. I watched my little brother pull his first one out of a pounded park this year.

They get you pumped up real quick. They are still out there. Looks like a good place to swing.

Jer
Thanks! I hope I get the opportunity to at least see another one dug live! It was a rush!
she's a beaut! big time gratz
Thanks!!
Grats on joining the silver dollar club. They come easier now!
Haha I don't know about that but I hope so! Thanks!
Nothing like seeing that big ol silver disc coming out of the ground, found my first this year after 15 years of detecting, I know the feeling! Congratulations on making the silver dollar club!
Steve
For sure! It was a rush like no other find I have seen. Thanks!
super de duper congrats
Thanks!
Great photos of that great Morgan find
Thanks!
Nice find. That's my favorite coin.
This one is my new favorite too! Barber coins where my favorite. Thanks!
Congrats on a wonderful find!
Thanks!!
 

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Great finds, and congrats on your first Morgan. That is a dig you will never forget. I have been fortunate enough to have found 3 of them, and I can remember the dig on each one, as if it were yesterday. You just don't forget finding coins like that, and yours is in great shape.
 
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Great finds, and congrats on your first Morgan. That is a dig you will never forget. I have been fortunate enough to have found 3 of them, and I can remember the dig on each one, as if it were yesterday. You just don't forget finding coins like that, and yours is in great shape.
That is for sure! I will remember it forever. Thanks!
 

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